Category: Lifestyle

SWF Seeks Long-Term Relationship w/Diet Sanity

by Christine Lusita | | Lifestyle

Repeat Dieting Is like a Lifetime of Bad Dates . . . YOU START OFF EACH TIME with starry-eyed hope and end up once again lying on your couch with a remote and a bag of Doritos, wondering what the heck is “wrong” with you and whether you’ll ever find “the one.” I have two[…]

The Five Stages of Change

by Christine Lusita | | Lifestyle

Whether it’s about getting married, changing jobs, or losing weight, everyone goes through five stages of change, as identified by behavioral psychologist James Prochaska. Change starts with pre-contemplation, where you’re just kinda, sorta starting to think about making a move. And it ends with maintenance, where the change is now an estab- lished habit, part[…]

When You Get Clean, You Get Lean—For Real!

by Christine Lusita | | Lifestyle

The Bigger the Waste, the Bigger the Waist! OKAY, I’M SURE THERE ARE energetic, productive, lean, and healthy people out there who live in complete chaos. In fact, I know one excellent fitness trainer who has probably not seen her car upholstery in years, thanks to the accumulation of kettle bells and yoga mats. But[…]